Farm Equipment Maintenance and Repair

This document explains the string of courses we put together to form a comprehensive farm equipment and repair course.
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Vermont Technical College
Farm Equipment, Repair, Maintenance

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Ron Wold works in the mechanics industry and he taught the course. We partnered with NOFA-VT to deliver the course.
Industry Sector:
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting (11)
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences (01)
Credit Type:
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
4 days
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Note:
We ensure quality by consulting with experts in the field during the development of course materials. All course materials take into consideration the following principles: 1.) All content is backed by science, 2.) course information is created by experts in the field, 3) courses consider the economics of the given field and 4.) all courses have hands-on components worked into the learning and curriculum.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Foundational farm and mechanic skills


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Copyright / Licensing

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